10 reasons to study in Geneva
The University of Geneva stands out as one of the 150 best universities in the world.
- 66th Shanghai Ranking
- 85th QS - World Academic Rankings
- 107th THE - World Academic Rankings
LEADING RESEARCH INSTITUTION
Through its participation in the League of European Research (LERU), UNIGE stands out as one of the 20 best research universities in Europe.
BROAD RANGE OF ACADEMIC FIELDS
UNIGE is composed of eight faculties (Sciences, Medicine, Arts, Social Science and Economics, Law, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Theology and Translation and Interpretation). There are also several Interdisciplinary Centres.
UNIGE offers more than 280 types of degrees and more than 250 Continuing Education programmes covering an extremely wide variety of fields: exact sciences, medicine and humanities .
WELCOMING MULTICULTURAL STUDENT BODY
16'000 students of more than 140 different nationalities (37% of international students).
FRENCH-SPEAKING UNIVERSITY WITH ENGLISH PROGRAMS
LONG-STANDING TIES WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Based on its unique international presence in Europe, UNIGE has continously strengthened its ties with the international and nongovernmental organizations established in Geneva, such as the United Nations Organization (UNO), the World Health Organization (WHO)
STRONG INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
Multiple collaborations agreements with IOs/NGOs (with UN, UNITAR, UNDP, UNESCO, etc.)
Joint initiatives: InZone, UNIGE-WIPO Summer School in Intellectual Property Law, etc.
AN INTERNATIONAL CITY AT THE HEART OF EUROPE
Host to several international organizations as well as offices of such multinationals as Procter&Gamble and Firmenich, Geneva is only a few hours by train from the major European capitals
RICH SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SCENE
Geneva is home to wealth of cultural institutions, such as the Grand Théâtre, an internationally acclaimed opera house, and many musical, cinematic and artistic venues
WIDELY RECOGNIZED QUALITY OF LIVING
Students in Geneva enjoy a unique setting. Rated third-higest in international surveys of quality of life (Source: Mercer Human Ressources Consulting, 2010), the city of Calvin enjoys an abundance of parkland and offers a wide range of leisure activities